Maxxy is an upgrade from our “Red Racer” robot. Maxxy can go faster, jump higher and go over rougher terrain…
Maxxy uses gps and pixhawk hardware to plan missions and control the car.
We are currently adding vision to assist with avoidance and navigation.
Specifications & Techniques used
Car modification (Retro fitting), XMaxx R/c car, Soldering, Wiring, Assembly, 3D printing.
Pixhawk 2.4.1, Mission Planner
Nvidia Nano, Linux.
OpenCV for Cuda.
Good commenting and documentation is necessary.
Front end user control is necessary
Communication failsafe’s are very important.
GPS controlled via Mission Planner.
Obstacle avoidance and navigation using Computer Vision.